ADULT PROGRAMS

The Art Factory is more than birthdays and kids classes, we have workshops for adults too!
Join us and explore your creative side. Try a new medium - you may even discover a new hobby.

You can also set up a private event, perfect for team building, corporate functions, girls night out, baby showers, bridal showers, bachelorette parties.
Schedule a private event at the Art Factory or we can bring the Art Factory to you!

WATERCOLOR MEDITATION
*Check our calendar for upcoming classes*

Watercolor Meditation, is a class for anyone who wants to find a moment of creative relaxation, regardless of skill level. It teaches beginner watercolor techniques, while guiding the students through meditation exercises. This class is designed to help you let go of stress and truly enjoy your painting time.

Complimentary hot tea will be served during the class for you to enjoy as well.

Class will be begin on time but we suggest arriving 5 minutes early to check in and get the seat of your choice. Classes are approximately 1 hour long.

 

NEEDLE FELTING WORKSHOP
June 23rd at 6-8pm

If you've ever wanted to try Needle Felting, then this is the class for you! We will be learning how to needle felt some really cool jellyfish! Our instructor will go over the basics of needle felting and guide you through the steps to create your own work of art. All supplies will be provided to create one embroidery hoop framed piece.

This event is for adults ages 18+.

CREATIVE CANVAS ABSTRACT
FINGER PAINTING

Join us for a fun twist on our typical Creative Canvas class where we will be using our fingers as our paintbrushes! Come ready to let loose and just enjoy being creative. Our instructor will guide you through different techniques and tricks to create a variety of textures to create your masterpiece.


Check out our calendar to find a painting or date you wish to attend and register online.

CREATIVE CANVAS

Creative Canvas provides a fun, friendly environment for you to flex your artistic muscles! We have classes for adults, children, families and couples.

Our instructor will guide you through the featured painting giving you time to enjoy your friends’ company, meet new people and have a good time. There is no right or wrong in this class – join us for an experience and amaze yourself with your creative abilities.

You don’t have to be Van Gogh or Picasso to enjoy this experience. Come out for a fun time and go home with an amazing piece of art painted by YOU.

DRAWING WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS
*Two week workshop - May 13th & May 20th
at 10:30am

Let's enhance our drawing skills with colored pencils. We will have a different subject matter each week and explore colored pencil mark making techniques including stippling, hatching, cross-hatching, back and forth stroke, and scumbling.

All materials are included along with a complimentary cup of drip coffee to enjoy with class each week.

This class is part of an ongoing art program for adults. Classes are typically 4 to 6 weeks and cover various art mediums. Students explore their creativity, while forming meaningful connections within their community. Our classes aim to improve the health and well-being of students through art.


SENIOR SUMMER WORKSHOP
Sundays at 5pm beginning June 5th

These classes are part of an ongoing art program for adults. We will cover various art mediums. Choose your favorite topics or join us for all of our upcoming classes! Students explore their creativity, while forming meaningful connections within their community. Our classes aim to improve the health and well-being of students through art.

All materials for this class will be provided by the Art Factory. We do provide aprons, but please dress for mess.

Upcoming Class Topics:

June 5th - Watercolor Landscape

June 12th - Drawing Still Life

June 26th - Abstract Art

July 3rd - Printmaking Without the Press

July 10th - Pastels

July 17th - Botanical Watercolors

July 24th - Acrylic Painting

July 31st - Mixed Media

August 7th - TBD

August 14th - TBD

Check out our calendar to find an event you wish to attend and register online.

Wooden Sign Design

 

Our instructor will guide you through the process of creating your own custom wooden sign in this 2 ½ hour class. From sanding and staining to stenciling and painting, you will learn to work with natural wood grains, knots and textures. You will leave with a piece of art that is one of a kind.

Even if you have never lifted a paintbrush, not to mention woodworking tools, this class is for beginners or expert artisans alike. Our designer will make stencils that allow you to customize your sign with your family name, children’s names, monogram, or special dates in your life. You will also have the opportunity to choose paint colors and wood stain that best coordinate with your style and taste.


Check out our calendar to find an event you wish to attend and register online.

Wooden Door Hangers

 

Join us to paint decor for your front door! Choose the door hanger of your choice - We have round signs as well as cutouts in seasonal shapes, holiday themed, and greetings. We will have all the paint colors and supplies to create your perfect door hanger during this event.


Frequently Asked Questions:

What are the adult classes like? Come with friends, or meet the person next to you. Our instructor will guide you step by step through creating your own unique works of art. Classes are laid back, no pressure. Music playing, we want you to relax and have a great time!  

Are children allowed to attend an adult class? Due to the level of difficulty or type of event, we offer many different sessions- teens only, adults only, just for kids and fun for the whole family! Those specified for adults are for 18+. Most of our adult classes also include complimentary beer or wine for those 21+ with valid ID, therefore we prefer to keep these classes adult only. (*If drinks are included, it will be listed on the event registration page*) Please check our calendar for age appropriate classes.

Do I need to sign up in advance? Yes! We do ask that you register online in advance (if you need help registering please give us a call!) This allows us to prepare materials for those classes that require custom stencils, make sure we have enough supplies as well as staff to work the event. Classes that do not meet enough sign ups will unfortunately be canceled. Help us keep our calendar full of fun events by registering online and invite your friends!

What do I wear? We provide aprons, but we recommend wearing something you wouldn’t mind getting paint on. Remember - we are using acrylic paints so you may want to leave your nice items, shoes or purses at home! The Art Factory and Party Place cannot be responsible for any paint damage.

If I come with a friend or a group, can we all sit together? We encourage you to arrive 10 minutes early to select a seat. If you are coming with a group of 5 or more, let us know in advance and we will try to make arrangements.

Can I bring in an adult beverage? You are welcome to bring in a non-alcoholic beverage with you. Some of our adult classes do include complimentary glasses of wine or one beer/cider will be available for those that are 21+ (Valid ID required). Classes that do offer wine/beer will be noted on the individual registration pages.

Can I tip the Instructor? Tips are greatly appreciated.

Can we host a private event? Yes! Please give us a call with a date or two already in mind. There is an 8 person minimum for private events.

Can I schedule a party at my location? Absolutely! We’d be happy to the Art Factory to you! Please give us a call with a date or two already in mind. Please keep in mind these classes can be messy and each guest will need a considerable amount of work space. A travel fee may apply. There is a 8-person minimum for private events.

What is your cancellation policy? Our classes are non-refundable. Cancellations made 72 hours prior to the class will be given a credit to reschedule for a future event.

Changes: Classes with customized items may request personalization changes up until 5 days prior to the event. At this point stencils will be made and there will be a $10 recut production fee.

Please Note: The Art Factory and Party Place reserves the right to cancel a painting session at any time due to class size, weather, sickness, etc. If we feel we need to cancel a workshop or event, every attempt will be made to notify those that have signed up for the session. If you paid online, you will be given the option of rescheduling your session or a refund will be made.

 

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